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in the primaries and they supported scott brown and they got the old seat in massachusetts and the senate and got the filibuster proof majority. >> host: scott brown was voted democrat at the time. >> guest: but at the time that he party was for him and they did an extraordinary job. they went from the energy of protest which is important and they converted that into political power and then they were able to begin to implement their agenda. not always in d.c. but they held it across the country. that is an incredible what she's this from my point of view. occupy wall street is very different. the interested in the defect to the could direct democracy they don't want to register and participate in that way, so it may be is they that they have the impact long-term the and they might have otherwise. how was that their choice? the rest of us who are not occupy years but are concerned about the 99% need to find ways to begin to fill in the gaps and that is what rebuild the dream about, and that is an organization i helped to lead. >> host: are you saying that it's kind of on its course at this point?
in the primary and the support of scott brown and they got ted kennedy's old seat in massachusetts and the senate and hurt the filibuster proof majority. they voted democrat at the time. >> guest: but at the time that he party did an extraordinary job. they went from the energy of protest which is important and the converted that into political power. they were able to begin to implement their agenda. not always in d.c. but in the statehouses across the country. that is an incredible achievement from my point of view. occupy wall street the gravity is different. there in the direct democracy they don't want to register voters and participate but that meant to hit this is an impact long-term the and they might have otherwise whether that is their choice. the rest of us are not occupiers but are concerned of the 99% need to find ways to begin to fill in the gaps in the that is what rebuild the dream of, and in part of the organization that helps lead to real >> host: are you saying the occupied wall street is kind of on its core squawks >> guest: there's always good to be a role for direct action a
quickly. they were protesting and then the registered voters supported scott brown and grout taricani's old seat in the senate and broke the majority -- sometimes you get a senator that's voted democrat at some time. test cody did an extraordinary job. they went from the energy of protest which is important and then they were able to implement their agenda. not always in d.c. but they held it across the country. that's an incredible achievement from my point of view. wall street is different. thir interest in that direct democracy and they don't want to participate in that way. maybe it meant they have less of an impact on long-term than anybody. the rest of us though who are not occupiers but are concerned about the 99% needed to find ways to fill in the gaps and that is where rebuildfun code treen.com. >> are you saying occupy wall street is run its course at this point? >> guest: there will be always a role for the direct democracy but they will continue to make contributions and who knows there is accretive but i knew they had already made it very clear that they don't want to reg
there protesting, and then they registered voters, went to the primaries, and they supported scott brown, and they got in massachusetts in the senate, the majority -- >> host: of senators and democrats voting at times. >> guest: that's good. at the time, the tea party was a fixed ally, and they did an extraordinary job. they went from the energy of protests, which is important, they turned into energy into political power, and they were able to implement their agenda, not always in dc, but in state houses. that is an incredible achievement in my point of view. occupy wall street, that rally is different. they are mash muching in direct democracy and action. they don't want to registered voters to participate in that way. they may admit they have a less impact long term than otherwise, however, that's their choice. the rest of us though, not occupiers, but who are concerned about the 99% need to find ways to fill in those gaps, and that's what rebuildthedream.com, an organization i'm a part of and help to lead is focused on. >> host: do you think occupy wall street ran its course at this
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